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Here are some expressions commonly used in discussing compensation matters.

Listen to claim compensation - ask for, demand something (such as money) given or received as payment or replacement as for a service or loss or injury
Listen to come to an arrangement - sort out, put the matter right
Listen to compensation - the act of compensating for service, loss or injury
Listen to compromise - is an agreement to accept a situation in which the parties get the variations from what they originally sought, to achieve a compatible outcome
Listen to discount - price reduction, the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
Listen to reimburse - pay back for some expense incurred
Listen to repair - the act of putting something in working order again
Listen to replacement - an event in which one thing is substituted for another, substitution
Listen to satisfied - contented, pleased
Listen to settle - arrange or fix in the desired order
Listen to solution - an action or process of solving a problem, an answer to a problem

Now we put new vocabulary into context, so you can see how you might use these terms yourself. The expressions are in boldface in the text.

Listen to at your expense - at your costs
Listen to at our expense at our costs
Listen to to grant compensation - to provide compensation
Listen to to waive the compensation - do without, turn the compensation down
Listen to liable to pay compensation - obligated to pay compensation

Listen to How can we make up for the inconvenience?
Listen to Im sure we can sort this out.
Listen to Ill get back to you on this as soon as possible.
Listen to Shall we send our specialist to fix the problem?
Listen to Well of course replace the articles.
Listen to We are returning the goods to you at your expense.
Listen to We expect compensation for the lost order.
Listen to Otherwise, we shall be forced to consider our future business dealings and take legal action.
Listen to As compensation for your inconvenience, please find enclosed travel vouchers to the value of a 100 euros.
Listen to In the light of our long-term business, we are willing to allow you % discount, and hope that you will accept our offer.
Listen to We always aim to provide our customers with the best possible service and are looking forward to having you as a customer again in the near future.
Listen to I am relieved that we were able to solve your problem.
Listen to Dont hesitate to call again should another problem crop up.


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